- Dec 17, 2008
The Dogtooth has been at the top of my list for a couple of years now. Perfection.
Fatty, I love those background fabrics.
Tell us about the fixed blade if you would.
That’s a great question. I was thinking. Sub 2.25. I ended up buying the WESN microblade and it’s way smaller than I thought.What is a small knife?
Sub 3”? 2.5”?
How about this…my smallest favorite knife is unquestionably Spyderco’s Reinhold Rhino. 2.4” blade length, a hair under 6” oal. Awesome XHP with an upswept tip that makes the cutting edge longer than it measures. Mine took a little breaking in, but it was immediate love. It’s stayed in my nightstand since purchase while other blades come & go from knife locker storage.
The Kalisnakov mini is new to me, and it’s really cool too! 2.5” blade and 5.75” oal. Me thinks I’m going to be buying more of these for gifts.
My next smallest favorite knife is the Small Inkosi. 2.75” blade and 6.5” oal. It feels like it can take on anything. Is it really a small knife? I guess maybe.
The Chaparral was metioned above. 2.8” balde but with the choil, cutting edge is the same as the Rhino & it’s 6.4” oal. It’s a great knife, but I prefer the Rhino…and not just based on economy of scale. The Rhino is more interesting and way underrated.
Define "small"?What’s your favorite small knife? I’m currently looking at the Spyderco Dragonfly, WESN Microblade, Spyderco Grasshopper, Coldsteel micro recon 1.
Any other favorites? I like the idea of a metal handle which is why the Dragonfly and Grasshopper are on there. I have no practical purpose other than wanting something pretty light to throw in my pocket when I don’t want to carry (or can’t carry) my other knives like my PM2 or BM mini presidio 2.
Spyderco dragonfly 2 for folder, redmeadow cowbell or carothers EDC for fixed.
Thank you Phil, I appreciate that.